On Saturday, the US shipyard in the Cork port city of Cork fire that killed four sailors and seriously injured two others.
The US Navy shipyard is located on the docks of Cork Harbour and has a base of operations in St Thomas, on the outskirts of Cork.
The shipyard was being converted into a shipyard for the Navy, the Pentagon said.
The explosion on the shipyard’s yard was the latest in a series of explosions that have rocked the US military, including the recent deaths of the US Marines at sea in the Bay of Biscay and the deaths of three US servicemen and a female contractor in Niger.
US President Donald Trump, who has been in office for less than a month, called the fire in Cork “horrific”, saying he was saddened by the loss of life.
He said it was the result of a “systemic failure”.
He said the shipyards were being modernised.
“This was a systemic failure,” he said.
But I also understand the fact that we have to do better.” “
I was very upset and disappointed by this, and I’m sorry.
But I also understand the fact that we have to do better.”
The US State Department said in a statement that President Donald J Trump was briefed about the incident “and has offered his full support to the people of Cork and to the American people.”
“The President offered his condolences to the families of the four sailors who died,” the statement said.